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Anxiety Relief for Kids On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and exposure skills you can use at home, in social settings, or anywhere anxiety takes hold.

Anxiety Relief for Kids provides quick solutions based in evidence-based CBT and exposure therapy--two of the most effective treatments for anxiety disorders. You'll find a background and explanation of the different types of anxiety disorders, in case you aren't sure whether or not your child has one. You'll also learn to identify your child's avoidant and safety behaviours--the strategies your child uses to cope with their anxiety, such as repeatedly checking their homework or asking the same questions repeatedly--as well as anxiety triggers that set your child off.

With this book, you'll find a wealth of information regarding your child's specific anxiety disorder and how to respond to it. For example, if your child has obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the skills you use to help them are different than other anxiety disorders. No matter your child's specific symptoms or diagnosis, you'll discover tailored interventions you can use now to help your child thrive.

Author Bio:

Bridget Flynn Walker, PhD, is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Walker received her PhD from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1991. In addition to fellowships at UCLA, Norwalk Hospital (Norwalk, CT) and Kaiser Permanente, Walker completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with Jeffrey Martin, PhD-an anxiety disorder specialist and professor at UCSF Medical School. For the past fifteen years, Walker's private practice has exclusively focused on assessing and treating children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety disorders and on training other mental health professionals to do the same using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Walker's consultation and teaching services are requested by mental health professionals throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and she is frequently asked to educate and guide school professionals in San Francisco and Marin Counties. Walker works closely with a team of paediatricians at Golden Gate Paediatrics, and regularly consults with leaders of the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group.

Review:

“Just what the doctor ordered! A clear, concise, and practical guide to help parents help their children master their anxieties.” - Laurel J. Schultz, MD, MPH, community paediatrician at Golden Gate Paediatrics

“This book does such a great job of explaining what anxiety is, the range of ways it can show up in kids (and/or adults) and how you can get it under control. The guidance laid out is priceless and will be beneficial to anyone suffering from anxiety.” – Jennifer

“This is a very practical and informative book that will guide parents in helping their children suffering from anxiety or worry. Cognitive behavioural therapy is the backbone of Dr. Walker's approach and she makes the approach clear and accessible to non-professionals. A great addition to any parent’s bookshelf!” - Michael

Anxiety Relief for Kids On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

Author: Bridget Flynn Walker

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